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Hactl invests further in facility enhancement projects

AJOT | May 05, 2008 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced new investments in additional facility enhancement projects to further upgrade its facilities, underlining its commitment to support Hong Kong's cargo growth. Read More »

TTS Ships Equipment wins record-breaking contract

AJOT | May 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The contract comprises cargo access equipment to the world's largest RoRo vessels, which will be built in Nagasaki for Wallenius Lines and Wilh. Wilhelmsen. The four giant vessels will be delivered in 2011 and 2012. Read More »

Premium Article  OCEAN CARRIER REVIEW - Peril at Sea – What lies beyond 2008?

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

The US economy is under siege and the dollar was the first casualty. Is economic recovery around the corner? If so, will recovery mean a return to the former economic state or something very different? For ocean carriers plying their craft, the dollar dem Read More »

Premium Article  OCEAN CARRIER REVIEW - Montreal positions itself for new era

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

Not so long ago, draft limitations on the St. Lawrence River constrained the size of container ships that could sail into Montreal to under 2,000 teus. But a major dredging program a few years ago on the channels leading to the port plus the conception by Read More »

Premium Article  OCEAN CARRIER REVIEW - With freight recession over, trucking rates poised to rise

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

Hundreds of leaders of the US trucking industry and other logistics professionals got some good news last week at the NASSTRAC 2008 Logistics Conference & Expo. Read More »

Premium Article  OCEAN CARRIER REVIEW - Going green in Long Beach

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

The boom in international trade of recent years has led to an increase in the number of ship calls at major US seaports. This, in turn, has highlighted an elevated contribution that seagoing vessels make to landside pollution. Read More »

Hong Kong continues participation in Secure Freight Initiative

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The SFI is an initiative put forward by the US government to safeguard global maritime cargo through cooperation with the maritime industry and governments of trading partners. Radiation detection, imaging and related equipment is utilized to scan maritim Read More »

Paayman, Malpas join Alabama State Port Authority, Adams promoted

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Alabama State Port Authority Director/CEO James K. Lyons has appointed two new vice presidents and hired a new risk manager to meet expanding administration needs in the face of record growth. 'Our revenues, in a few short years, have grown from $70 milli Read More »

Long Beach named ‘Best in North America’

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Long Beach once again has been named the best seaport in North America by Cargonews Asia at the 2008 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards held recently in Singapore. Read More »

Panalpina reports Q1 growth

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The global freight transport and logistics Group, Panalpina, significantly increased its net forwarding revenue in the first quarter 2008 compared to the first quarter 2007 by 9.2%, currency adjusted even by 15.3%. The gross profit was with -2.2% slightly Read More »

Aramex delivers strong Q1 growth

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Aramex announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2008, with yet another set of results highlighting the company's strong financial performance. Read More »

Supply chain fraud risks are increasing due to outsourcing

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

As companies expand globally, outsource business operations and add new IT systems, they become more vulnerable to fraud, according to a report from Kroll, the world's leading risk consulting company. Read More »

ATA testifies on Strategic Petroleum Reserves, record prices

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

Releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserves combined with a temporary suspension of filling the SPR will help stabilize petroleum markets, reduce global demand for crude oil and ultimately lower fuel prices, a top trucking executive testified befo Read More »

Railroads urge focus on hazardous material

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

The nation's major freight railroads asked the Surface Transportation Board to institute a proceeding to address the very serious issue of transporting hazardous material around the country. Read More »

Railroads obligated to serve needs of the nation

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Intermodal

Speaking before the Surface Transportation Board (STB), American Chemistry Council's President and CEO Jack N. Gerard reaffirmed the importance of the railroad's obligation to serve the needs of the nation, and called for stronger action by the STB to add Read More »

Georgia delays Russia’s WTO entry talks

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | International Trade

Georgia, angry about Moscow's ties with its breakaway regions, moved to block talks on Russia's entry into the World Trade Organization. Read More »

Japan gets cool response on WTO food export move

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | International Trade

A proposal by Japan to limit restrictions on food exports got a cool response, especially from developing countries, the chairman of the World Trade Organization's farm talks said. Read More »

China must rely less on exports for growth

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | International Trade

China must transform its development model to rely less on investment and exports and more on consumption, especially given the weakening world economy, President Hu Jintao said. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo launches 747F service between Budapest-Moscow

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

Following the arrival of the third Boeing 747 Freighter into its fleet, AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has extended its route network with the launch of all-cargo services to Moscow from Budapest, Hungary. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr to assess potential for air cargo hub in Havana

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr participates in transport working group session within Russia-Cuba Committee for Economic and Scientific Cooperation Read More »

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